wednesday, briefly warmer. drier on thursday. the sun dak in force by late wednesday into thursday. friday stays sunny, warm, what a beautifulled to the week. dry cool front, breezy, barely out of the 60s, saturday. you see the temperatures having a tough time getting out of the 60s,'s special le on columbus day. you want it track the rain. head to our abc2 news a. once you get to the weather tab you'll find maryland's most powerful radar 24/7. you can pull it up and that's the way to stay on top of the rain. >> thanks a lot. now to democracy 2012 news, the candidates are doing all they can to lower the bar. shannon travis joins us live from washington. tell us what the candidates are up to, trying to get their word out on the last minute.